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Human Services: Addiction Studies Basic

Award Type: Certificate of Accomplishment

This certificate of accomplishment provides basic knowledge and skills needed for a student to undertake advanced courses in addiction studies.

The graduate of the Certificate of Accomplishment in Human Services: Addiction Studies Basic will:

  • Recognize and intervene with clients who are experiencing a crisis and will be prepared to organize and conduct a group program or intervention.
  • Explain what addiction is and describe at least three drugs to which a person may become addicted.
  • Define cultural competence and explain how to work with culturally diverse clients.

Program Requirements

A total of 12 units required for the certificate.

Required core courses (12 units)

Course Number Course Title Units
HUSV 104 Group Dynamics 3.0
HUSV 107 Serving Culturally Diverse Clients 3.0
HUSV 108 Crisis Intervention Strategies 3.0
HUSV 110 Alcohol, Drugs, and Addiction 3.0